Record Store Day 2016 is almost here! And that means a treasure trove of rare, collectible vinyl to impress your friends with. We’ve compiled a list of Soundwaves-approved releases, but trust us – you’ll want to check out the master list on the official website.
This Record Store Day 12″ features Norway’s most famous band from the ’80s performing live in Porto Alegre, Brazil. It includes five songs recorded at the concert on 180gram black vinyl for the first time. Limited to 3000.
Manhattan Skyline 7:20
You are the One 4:20
Stay on These Roads 8:05
Hunting High and Low 7:10
Cheap Trick are an indisputable American institution, beloved by record stores around the globe since 1974. The band Robin Zander (vocals, rhythm guitar), Rick Nielsen (lead guitar), Tom Petersson (bass guitar), and Daxx Nielsen (drums) are truly one-of-a-kind pioneers with an unparalleled streak of certifiably classic tunes such as Surrender, “I Want You To Want Me and “Dream Police.” This Record Store Day 10″ vinyl record includes one exclusive track called Arabesque Limited to 4000 copies.
1. When I Wake Up Tomorrow
2. No Direction Home
3. Do You Believe Me
In April 1978, Epic recording artists Cheap Trick capitalized on their wild popularity in Japan by performing and recording two shows at the Nippon Budokan located in the center of Tokyo in front of 12,000 screaming fans. In February 1979, the legendary 10-track Cheap Trick at Budokan was released and the album peaked at number 4 on the Billboard 200 and became the bands best selling album with over 3 million copies sold. In honor of Record Store Day, and for the first time on vinyl, Legacy Recordings presents At Budokan: The Complete Concert – featuring all 19 thrilling live performances featured during those historical shows over two LPs on 150 gram vinyl. Limited to 5000 copies.
“Come On, Come On”
“Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace”
“Can’t Hold On”
“Need Your Love”
“I Want You to Want Me”
“Ain’t That a Shame”
“Clock Strikes Ten”
Record Store Day offers the alternative version of Tusk from Fleetwood Mac’s deluxe box set as two LP set on 180 gram black vinyl. Limited to 5,000.
1. Over and Over
2. The Ledge
3. Think About Me
4. Save Me a Place
1. What Makes You Think You’re the One
3. That’s All for Everyone
4. Not That Funny
5. Sisters of the Moon
2. That’s Enough For Me
3. Brown Eyes
4. Never Make Me Cry
5. I Know I’m Not Wrong
1. Honey Hi
2. Beautiful Child
3. Walk a Thin Line
5. Never Forget
RSD’s 10th Anniversary version of Sinner. Released in 2006, the album contains the orgininal fourteen tracks, on 150gram clear vinyl, includes a download card with the full album plus bonus enhanced footage including videos for “A.C.D.C.” and “Androgynous” as well as a pdf of lyrics. Limited to 4000 copies
5. Everyone Knows
6. Change The World
10. Tube Talkin’
11. Turn It Around
12. Baby Blue
13. A 100 Feet Away
14. Bad Time
This Record Store Day 12″ vinyl record was orginally released as an EP in Japan in 1984. Limited to 4500 copies, the RSD edition is pressed on 140 gram pink vinyl and is remixed by John “Jellybean” Benitez, and replicates the original artwork, including the Japanese Obi strip along the side of the album.
1. Like A Virgin (Extended Dance Remix) 06:07
2. Holiday 06:08
1. Lucky Star (Extended Dance Remix) 07:13
2. Borderline (Extended Dance Remix) 06:54
New music from DEVO’s Mark Mothersbaugh on limited edition one sided 12″ vinyl! B side has an etching of artwork that Mark did as a kid.
“Hello, My Good Friend”
Big Music Tour 2015
Format: 2 x LP
Label: Demon Records
Recorded during 2015s highly acclaimed Big Music Live Tour, this special Record Store Day exclusive double LP is pressed on red vinyl, featuring many of the Simple Minds classics hits from across the decades “Dont You Forget About Me”, “Alive And Kicking”,”New Gold Dream (81, 82, 83, 84)” Waterfront.” Also included are live versions of some the tracks from the latest hit albumBig Music. Limited to 2500 copies.
1. Honest Town
3. Dont You (Forget About Me)
1. All The Things She Said
2. Let There Be Love
3. Someone Somewhere In Summertime
4. Midnight Walking
1. Big Music
2. Sanctify Yourself
3. Alive And Kicking
Featuring never before seen Joe Strummer and Josh Cheuse artwork, this Record Store Day import is a special edition 12″ single, released in collaboration with the Strummer estate. Limited to 4,000 copies.
2. Punk Rock Blues
4. Cholo Vest
Part of Rhino’s now-famous SIDE BY SIDE Series, pairing two artists with one classic song.
A) This Must Be The Place (TH)
B) This Must Be The Place (Echo)
Following the previous Record Store Day release of Kiss My Amps, Kiss My Amps Vol. II features deep tracks, hits and handpicked covers of The Byrds, Little Feat, The Monkees & The Traveling Wilburys. Pressed on 180g vinyl.
1. So You Want to Be a Rock N Roll Star (Live Beacon Theatre)
2. I’m Not (You’re Steppin Stone) Live Beacon Theatre
3. Love is a Long Road (Live Fonda Theatre)
4. Two Gunslingers (Live Beacon Theatre)
5. When a Kid Goes Bad (Live Fonda Theatre)
6. Willin’ (Live Fonda Theatre)
7. The Best of Everything (Live Fonda Theatre)
8. Tweeter and the Monkey Man (Live Beacon Theatre)
9. Rebels (Live From Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival)
10. A Woman In Love (It’s Not Me) (Live From Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival)